Authorities say two people are dead after a car hydroplaned and collided with an oncoming tractor-trailer in central Kansas.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says the crash happened Wednesday on U.S. 56 in McPherson County.

The victims were identified as the car's driver, 21-year-old Nicholas Schwarz, of Lyons, and his passenger, 19-year-old Rebecca Deist, of McPherson. The patrol says the tractor-trailer driver wasn't injured.

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